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Friday, March 22, 2019

Prostate screening results shows decrease in abnormality

By Monique Washington Almost two months after the annual free prostate screen, the results suggest a slight decrease in abnormal findings. The annual prostate screening was...

Lease confusion lands NIA in court

By Monique Washington A government lease that was granted to a businessman over three decades ago has landed the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation,...

Four youth parliamentarians to travel to T&T

By Monique Washington Four youth parliamentarians will be given the opportunity to represent the Nevis Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) at the 15th Regional...

Legendary fast bowler James ‘Head’ Harris Passes

By Loshaun Dixon One of the best fast bowlers from St. Kitts and Nevis, James "Head" Harris passed away earlier this week bringing shock to his...

PLP re-elects National Executive at convention

BASSETERRE -- With the exception of two positions on the Peoples Labour Party’s (PLP) National Executive where the incumbents did not seek re-election, the entire...

EU excludes SKN from banking blacklist

CHARLESTOWN – St. Kitts and Nevis have been excluded from a list of “non-cooperative jurisdictions” published on Tuesday by the European Union (EU) Council of...

Increased participation expected for tsunami preparation event

CHARLESTOWN -- The Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is expecting participation on Nevis in CaribWave 2019 to exceed that of 2018, when the annual tsunami...

Students get police dog demonstration

BASSETERRE -- Children from four schools in the Village and McKnight areas were treated to a police dog demonstration led by the Federation’s own top...

Policing plan reducing crime: Brandy

Basseterre -- A “robust” policing plan has resulted in a decrease of crimes committed in the Federation this year, Acting Police Commissioner Hilroy Brandy said. “I...

Nevis Debaters emerge winners for the third consecutive year

By Monique Washington The Nevis Literary and Debating Society has, for the third consecutive time, captured the 46th Leeward Islands Debating Competition (LIDC) with team member...

“De Strip” development in Frigate Bay to begin

The South Frigate Bay Beach area, including the area popularly known as “De Strip”, is earmarked for further development due to grant funding provided...

Six serving and two retired prison officers awarded at a special...

BASSETERRE -- For the second time in as many years, officers of Her Majesty’s Prison in Basseterre and Prison Farm in Nevis were on Sunday...

About 100 vacancies in Federation law enforcement

BASSETERRE -- About 100 vacancies exist in the country’s law enforcement services, and Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris is calling on disciplined...

Development Bank backs bag drinks industry

Basseterre -- Bag drinks are available again after a local businessman re-started production with the help of the the Development Bank of St. Kitts...

Premier Fahie, Cabinet, junior ministers sworn in; Vows to serve Territory

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands -- Following the March 1 swearing in of his Cabinet and Junior Ministers Premier the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is...

Health, Human Resource Expo held during CARICOM

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Ministry of Health held a Health and Human Resource Expo for the CARICOM delegates in attendance at the 30th...

Equipment from Japan to assist in Nevis disaster management

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is on the receiving end of a multi-million dollar...

Assembly denies Opposition’s Motion of No Confidence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The National Assembly, which convened today, Dec. 24, saw the Motion of No-Confidence (MONC) in the Government of St. Kitts...

CBD/IDB mobilises $85mn for geothermal energy development

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has mobilised US $85.6 million to increase...

Prime Minister calls out Opposition’s Douglas on ‘lie’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A statement made during the budget debate by opposition leader Dr Denzil Douglas about economic data for the federation was...

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